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Pour'n Yer Heart Out Photo

Virtual Community Aluminum pour

 Back for another year of fiery fun Olbrich Botanical Gardens and FeLion Studios team up to offer virtual sand mold workshops followed by a live stream aluminium pour!


Scratch Tile Examples


2021 Pour'n yer heart out - Aluminum pour

Live Stream from FeLion Studios

Saturday, February 20

12:00 -12:45 p.m. - First Pour

Break time - the crew will reload the kiln with more aluminum and wait for the melt down so they can start the next pour!

3:00 - 3:45 p.m. - Second Pour

Visit FeLion Studios' Youtube channel to access the live stream of the aluminum pour.

Miss the live stream - no worries - you can watch the pour on Olbrich's YouTube channel within a few days of the pour.

Aluminium Pour PhotoFeLion Studios and Olbrich Botanical Gardens are excited to continue to deliver a spectacular spectacle of hot metal at the 12th annual Pour'n Yer Heart Out community event! There will be a few changes - most notably a switch to pouring aluminum in place of pouring iron. This decision comes out of the importance to keep our community and network of artisans safe!

With aluminum, we will be able to pour a similar volume of molds that we have done at past iron pours, and it won’t require over 50+ artisans to run the iron furnace. With a smaller crew the aluminium pour can safely happen at FeLion Studios HQ without moving the whole operation offsite, as restrictions to gather are still limited in Dane County, due to Covid-19. Needless to say, we still love iron the most, but a walk onto the light side with aluminum has lots of fun new opportunities that come with it.

Finished artwork (scratch tiles & clay models) will be available for pick at Olbrich Botanical Gardens starting March 1, daily 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Olbrich Botanical Gardens is operated as a public-private partnership between the City of Madison Parks Division and the Olbrich Botanical Society.
Olbrich Botanical Gardens | 3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704. | Phone: (608)246-4550 | Fax: (608)246-4719